A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.
It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.
According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.
Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.
The group is expected to discuss how science is driving change in health care and the implications for health care costs.
A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.
The federal government has reaffirmed it plans to sell Plum Island, finalizing the environmental review of the animal disease research site off Long Island, even though environmental regulators and some lawmakers say there’s not enough information about the effects of selling it.
Twenty-three Connecticut-based researchers are sharing $9.8 million in funding from the state’s stem cell research funds.
State officials in Hartford have announced more than $3 million in grants from Connecticut’s Biomedical Research Fund.
The agenda is growing so long for officials at the University of Connecticut that the Board of Trustees has added meetings to keep up with the workload.